Assessing the Degree of Food Insecurity among Farming - IISTE
Vol.3, No.3, 2013. 51. Assessing the Degree of Food Insecurity among Farming. Households: Evidence from the Central Region of Ghana. Suleyman M. Demi.
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Guide to Measuring Household Food Security - USDA Food and
interagency Food Security Measurement Project and among the project's many ... Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, Alexandria VA. .... (3) ASSESS VALIDITY OF THE NATIONAL SCALE ..... the degree of severity of food insecurity/hunger experienced by a household in terms .... These are households with evidence to.
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ANALYSIS OF FOOD SECURITY STATUS OF FARMING
The study seeks to examine the Food Security Status of Farming Households in the Forest ... were recognized as most affected by poverty among all the economic ... ensuring food security in Ghana since evidence in India and other part of the world ...... Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the.
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Food Insecurity Status of Rural Households during - Infinity Press
Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria ... countries”( Okunmadewa, 2003) and available evidence indicates that on almost ... what needs to be done to ensure food security among rural households particularly .... degree of food insecurity in rural Nigeria was assessed using the three food.
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How Do Different Indicators of Household Food Security Compare
... Security Compare? Empirical Evidence from Tigray ... We assess inter- correlations among the seven indicators and then ... UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) defini- tion.1 The ... caloric consumption, but degrees of correlation across contexts ... of the Household Food Insecurity Access Scale ( Coates,. Swindale ...
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Analysis of Food Insecurity Status of Urban Food Crop Farming
Jan 15, 2014 ... intensity of food insecurity and hunger among farm households in the study area. .... Nigeria, common approaches used to assess food security situation .... measures the degree of food insecurity/hunger experienced by households in ... are households that show zero or minimal evidence of food insecurity.
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Assessment of Households' Food Access and Food Insecurity
used to assess food insecurity and access, while a probit regression ... Author: Department of Agricultural Production and Management. Sciences, Tai ... situation among urban households in Nigeria was measured. .... degrees of severity of food insecurity was developed ..... Households: Evidence from Lagos State, Nigeria;.
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Empirical Analysis of Food Security Status of Farming Households in
Descriptive statistics were used to assess the socio-economic characteristics of the ... Key words: Food security Status, farming households, food security index. ..... An Analysis of Food Security Situation among Nigeria Households: Evidence ...
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Examining the Incidence, Depth and Severity of Food Insecurity
on 2120 kcal Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) recommended per adult ... countries show that food insecurity differs in degree, intensity and importance. Even ... Most of these existing studies focused on assessing food security at a ... access the food insecurity situation among the rural households in rural Nigeria.
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The Food Insecurity Experience Scale - FAO
University of California at Berkeley and a doctoral degree in Agricultural ... 2.3 Evolution of experience-based measures of household food insecurity: direct measures ..... evidence over the past two decades has convinced FAO of the potential for .... Other time-tested methods for assessing food security, which come closer to ...
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assessing the contribution of aquaculture to food security: a - FAO
farming in sub-Saharan Africa where the need to improve food security is greatest. .... farm households are marketed, suggesting that aquaculture can also be considered ... Interviewers look for evidence of an alteration in food type consumption through ..... for assessing the nutritional status of children now have a degree of ...
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The assessment of the socio- economic impacts of climate - FAO
Evidence from global models indicates that farming populations residing in tropical ... from gradual or extreme climate events are distributed among households. ... climate changes and weather shocks in food security at household level; (ii) the ..... 4 Vulnerability analysis to some degree integrates both types of empirical ...
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Factors Influencing Household Food Security in West Africa - MDPI
Mar 5, 2014 ... The findings of this study provide evidence that food insecurity continues to ... The degree of vulnerability of an individual, household or group of ... Union, used to carry out a joint post-harvest household food security assessment to identify the .... among families and also between farmers and pastoralists.
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Determinants of food Security among Rural Farming Households In
Keywords: Farming Household, Food Security Index, Food Security, Coping Strategies, ... enlisting Nigeria among countries faced with serious food insecurity ..... Degree of freedom: 13. 40 .... Households: Evidence from Lagos State, Nigeria.
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Spatial Pattern of Household Food Insecurity and - CMAM Forum
stunting, wasting and underweight among under-five children and their distribution ... Keywords: Household food insecurity, childhood malnutrition, spatial pattern, .... hygiene practices, and anthropometric measurements to assess nutritional status of ... evidence of food insecurity, food insecure without hunger – There are ...
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Non-farm Work and Food Security Among Farm Households in
security among farm households in the Northern Region of Ghana. ... Keywords: Africa, non-farm employment; household income; food security; impact .... Available evidence suggests that rural non-farm income represents on average .... participation, we employ matching techniques in assessing the impact of non- farm.
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Climate Change, Agricultural Production and Food Security
GDP while decreasing real household incomes and food security. ... world, with an estimated 43 percent of the people living in poverty, and is among the most ... model to assess the local and global impacts of climate change on Yemen's economy. ... planting seasons were determined by region: the evidence suggests that ...
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an analysis of food security situation among nigerian urban
Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. E- mail: ... This paper presented the food security situation among urban households in Nigeria. .... SITUATION AMONG NIGERIAN URBAN HOUSEHOLDS: EVIDENCE FROM LAGOS ... degree of access of countries, households and individuals.
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Seasonal Assessment of Household Food Access in Ibadan
2Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Federal University ... varied significantly with season in metropolises howbeit to a lesser degree in ... Hunger, a manifestation of poor food access among households in the world ..... Evidence From Lagos State, Nigeria ; Journal of central European Agriculture.
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assessment of expenditure on food in nigerian urban households
Apr 2, 2014 ... EVIDENCE FROM BENUE STATE, NIGERIA ... This was done with the view to assess household food expenditure and its ... in order to control food prices during scarcity and subsidize farm ... among urban households and its implication on food security. .... Degree, 19; and Doctor of philosophy, 22 years).
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